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A roofing tile with an S-shaped profile, laid so that the down curve of one tile overlaps the up curve of the one next to it.

[pan + tile.]

pan′tiled′ adj.


1. (Building) a roofing tile, with an S-shaped cross section, laid so that the downward curve of one tile overlaps the upward curve of the adjoining tile
2. (Building) a tapering roofing tile with a semicircular cross section, laid alternately so that the convex side of one tile overlaps the concave side of adjoining tiles
[C17: from pan1 + tile]



a roofing tile curved across its width in the shape of a flattened S, laid so that the convex curve of one tile overlaps the concave curve of the next tile.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pantile - a roofing tile with a S-shapepantile - a roofing tile with a S-shape; laid so that curves overlap
roofing tile, tile - a thin flat slab of fired clay used for roofing


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